Saving Water & Saving Money…
It’s Easier than You Might Think
The GreenSmart Greywater Diverter can help reduce the average household’s water consumption by up to 25% or more, depending upon usage habits.
Not all household waste water is equal. Some can be reused and you may be surprised how much. Recycled greywater can be safely and efficiently used for outdoor irrigation. It could save the typical household thousands of gallons of potable water annually, replacing up to 45% of landscape irrigation “green water” for an average single-family home.
Greywater Is...residential water that is not excessively contaminated. Essentially it is untreated household waste water that has not come into contact with sewage. It flows from:
bathroom sinks basins utility sinks showers bathtubs clothes washers
Greywater Is Not......contaminated water that can not be reused at all or without off-site treatment. This water is termed "brownwater" or "blackwater." It flows from:
water from toilets kitchen sinks dishwashers wash water from diapers
How Much Do We Produce?
In the United States it is estimated that per capita greywater production is approximately 33 gallons per person per day, or about 12,000 gallons per year per person.
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How Much Can We Save?
A GreenSmart Greywater Diverter can save a family of four up to 4,000 gallons of water a month depending on usage, significantly reducing their waste AND their water costs. Greywater reuse is a key factor in water conservation.